What are sash windows made from?

Sash uPVC windows are usually made from painted plastic to emulate a wooden frame. However, our sash windows are made solely from African hardwood and are designed and assembled with complete accuracy and care.

Are you looking for windows that have both beauty and longevity? Sash windows – atop many homeowners’ wish lists – could very well be just what you need. Not only are they a timeless classic, but in most cases, they can easily last over 100 years with proper maintenance. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about sash windows, then look no further; we’ll answer all your questions regarding the materials used to make them, their advantages, and how to maintain them properly. Read on to learn why sash windows might be the perfect fit for your home!

History of Sash Windows

Sash windows, otherwise known as hung sashes or box sashes, were first popularised in the 1600s throughout England. These early examples were made from timber and utilised weights and cords to open and close. At this time it was a revolutionary concept that allowed air ventilation while providing additional structural strength. As their popularity grew, innovative technologies began to be used such as counterweights and pulleys, creating a much smoother operation over the centuries. Today, modern sash windows are still widely used around Europe and beyond, offering timeless elegance and convenience with a traditional aesthetic.

Types of Sash Windows

Many sash windows today feature some combination of wood, aluminium or PVC frames and double-glazed glass to reduce heat transfer, as well as noise reduction features. These features may include weather seals along the opening and closing mechanisms, as well as counters that help lower wind whistling around the frame. Some other types of sash windows include those made with patterned glass, which offers protection from UV rays while still allowing light into the room; these offer both an aesthetic and practical benefits.

Our Sash Windows

Our sash windows are created based on intricate specifications, from being stencilled out onto wood and cut out using the rough saw, to being glazed and sprayed to perfection. Our team works hard to produce the best quality sash windows from scratch. Our sash window designs can be as bespoke as you’d like; we welcome special requests.

Advantages of Sash Windows

While many people are grinding away at modernising their homes with more modern window designs, they may need to catch up on the beauty and practicality of sash windows. Not only do sash windows add a certain charm to the look of your home, they are also a great way to allow fresh air into your space while controlling natural light and noise. They tend to be low-maintenance to keep them in working order, and the soundproofing properties can buffer some of the noise from outdoors that often enters standard windows. Taking these advantages into account, adding sash windows to your home is an easy step for homeowners looking for something different.

Installation Process for Sash Windows

Installing sash windows can be a daunting task, but we are here to help. Our experienced team of professionals will ensure that your installation process is as stress-free as possible. We have years of experience and expertise in this area, so we make sure we fit them securely and effectively. Our aim is to provide you with the best quality service, so we focus on safety and ensure the entire process runs smoothly. From start to finish, we are there every step of the way with our expert advice and guidance. Let us help you transform your home today – get in touch and let us know what we can do for you!

Maintenance of Sash Windows

Taking care of your sash windows is essential for keeping them looking good and running smoothly. An easy way to do this is regular cleaning to keep dirt and grime from collecting on the window frames. Another important aspect of maintenance is checking that all components, such as weights and cords, are lubricated regularly with oil or grease.

Minor repairs may also be necessary such as replacing cords and pulleys if they are worn out over time. Taking a few minutes every week or month to care for your sash windows can save you money in the long run while helping you to get years of use out of them.

Find out more about sash windows for your home today!